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RackedWire: LV Being Vended Outside at the Brooklyn Museum, Otto Tootsi Cheapened

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PROSPECT HEIGHTS—Racked Flickr Pool contributor dropped by the Brooklyn Museum's @Murakami bash last night and took a bunch of photos of Louis Vuitton's anti-counterfeit installation on the sidewalk (photos galleried above). You take those purses out of the store and stick them on the sidewalk, and they really do look fake as all get-out. [Racked Flickr Pool]

NOLITA—A Racked source checks in with some intel on the changes at shoe store Otto Tootsi Plohound on Lafayette Street. The report: "I said sorry if this is rude, but I've noticed that the quality of the shoes you carry has really gone down. He said many people have said the same thing and it's true that the euro is so strong and they cannot afford to carry the shoes they used to right now because people are not buying them. A lot of the stuff i saw on the shelves was made in China and looked mass produced." [RackedWire Inbox]

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